The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 184 169 195
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 70 71 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.79% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.87% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 20
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £233
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £15.63 £8.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -74.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £8.10 £18.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £19.60 £136.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.75 £14.23
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -10.40%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 26 £206 -17.50% 12
Hampshire -5 15 £295 +63.88% 17
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £218 -27.50% 8
Surrey +1 5 £168 -36.79% 9
Oxfordshire -19 5 £173 - 6
East Sussex -10 4 £75 -52.38% 11
West Sussex -15 4 £135 +35.00% 2
Middlesex +8 2 - -
Kent +4 2 - - 8
Sussex - 1 £200 -
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 42 (28.19%) Project Management
2 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.44%) HTML
4 21 (14.09%) SQL
4 21 (14.09%) CSS
4 21 (14.09%) Finance
5 18 (12.08%) Telecoms
5 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.08%) Adobe
5 18 (12.08%) Degree
6 17 (11.41%) MS Excel
6 17 (11.41%) MS Office
7 16 (10.74%) Photoshop
8 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (9.40%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.72%) .NET
10 13 (8.72%) MS Project
10 13 (8.72%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (8.72%) Marketing
10 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
11 12 (8.05%) InDesign
11 12 (8.05%) Retail
12 11 (7.38%) Windows
12 11 (7.38%) PHP
13 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
13 10 (6.71%) HTML5
14 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
14 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
14 9 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.67%) Drupal
2 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) MS Excel
1 17 (11.41%) MS Office
2 16 (10.74%) Photoshop
3 13 (8.72%) MS Project
3 13 (8.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (8.05%) InDesign
5 9 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.34%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.01%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) Firewall
1 4 (2.68%) SAN
1 4 (2.68%) Internet
2 3 (2.01%) Network Security
2 3 (2.01%) NAS
3 2 (1.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) ATM
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Subversion
2 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.34%) JIRA
4 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.67%) Toad
5 1 (0.67%) MSI
5 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.67%) JMeter
5 1 (0.67%) Selenium
5 1 (0.67%) NUnit
5 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.67%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.67%) GoogleTest
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.72%) Marketing
4 12 (8.05%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Advertising
5 5 (3.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Electronics
7 2 (1.34%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) HTML
2 21 (14.09%) CSS
3 13 (8.72%) .NET
4 10 (6.71%) HTML5
5 7 (4.70%) CSS3
6 6 (4.03%) Web Services
7 5 (3.36%) XML
7 5 (3.36%) XSLT
7 5 (3.36%) Ajax
7 5 (3.36%) jQuery
8 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.34%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (1.34%) Laravel
10 2 (1.34%) Sass
10 2 (1.34%) LESS
10 2 (1.34%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (1.34%) Yii
10 2 (1.34%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.36%) Social Network
3 4 (2.68%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.68%) User Experience
4 3 (2.01%) Social Media
5 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.34%) Open Source
5 2 (1.34%) PDA
5 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) EPoS
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.67%) SCADA
6 1 (0.67%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.67%) Physics
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) Windows
2 5 (3.36%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.34%) UNIX
4 2 (1.34%) Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.19%) Project Management
2 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (9.40%) PRINCE2
4 8 (5.37%) Project Planning
5 7 (4.70%) Migration
5 7 (4.70%) Data Analysis
6 6 (4.03%) Analytics
6 6 (4.03%) MVC
6 6 (4.03%) ITIL
7 5 (3.36%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.36%) Change Management
7 5 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (2.68%) Project Governance
8 4 (2.68%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.68%) Time Management
8 4 (2.68%) Scrum
8 4 (2.68%) Content Management
8 4 (2.68%) Web Analytics
8 4 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.09%) SQL
2 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.38%) PHP
4 9 (6.04%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.37%) C#
6 7 (4.70%) Java
7 5 (3.36%) VB
8 4 (2.68%) C
8 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.34%) Ruby
9 2 (1.34%) VBScript
9 2 (1.34%) C++
9 2 (1.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Degree
2 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) ACCA
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCITP
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.67%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.08%) Adobe
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle
4 6 (4.03%) Apple
5 5 (3.36%) Facebook
5 5 (3.36%) Twitter
6 4 (2.68%) HP
7 3 (2.01%) Cisco
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
7 3 (2.01%) Remedy
7 3 (2.01%) BMC
7 3 (2.01%) Juniper
7 3 (2.01%) Omniture
7 3 (2.01%) Google
7 3 (2.01%) VMware
8 2 (1.34%) Talend
8 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.67%) Cognos
9 1 (0.67%) McAfee
9 1 (0.67%) Avaya
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